Roasted Pork Tenderloins with Sweet Potatoes and Pears

You'll have plenty of time for cozy winter hugs with this simple dish of pork roasted with sweet potatoes, pears, and fresh sage.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
pork tenderloin (1 to 1 1/4 lb)
2
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried sage leaves, crushed
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
large dark-orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2
firm ripe small pears, unpeeled, each cut into 6 wedges
1
medium sweet onion, halved crosswise, cut into thin wedges
1
tablespoon olive oil
Fresh sage leaves, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Place pork tenderloin in pan. In small bowl, mix rosemary, salt, sage and pepper. Rub half of seasoning mixture on pork.
  • 2 In medium bowl, toss sweet potato, pears and onion with oil until coated. Sprinkle with remaining seasoning mixture; toss. Place vegetables around pork.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes, stirring vegetables and pears gently once or twice during baking, until pork has slight blush of pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 145°F, and vegetables are tender. Remove from oven; cover with foil and let stand 3 minutes before slicing. Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices. Serve with vegetables. Garnish with fresh sage leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    245
    (
    Calories from Fat
    65),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    16%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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